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  Shoun became a teacher of Soto Zen. When he was still a student his father passed away, leaving him to care for his old mother. Whenever Shoun went to a meditation hall he always took his mother with him. Since she accompanied him, when... continue...

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Here are 4 sources of 24-hour news feeds of buddism and zen news around the world.
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1. Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; award-winning author - Washington Post

Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; award-winning author
Washington Post
In the 1960s, Mr. Matthiessen experimented with LSD and mescaline and began to practice Zen Buddhism, which became an increasingly important part of his life. He spent several weeks a year at Zen retreats, meditating in cross-legged silence for up to ...

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2. Can Zen Buddhism Save Madison Square Garden? - Huffington Post

Can Zen Buddhism Save Madison Square Garden?
Huffington Post
Phil Jackson takes over as president of the New York Knicks today. The former Lakers coach is a well-known proponent of Zen Buddhism and has used it to motivate his teams in the past. So, could his brand of meditation save Madison Square Garden?

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3. This Harvard-Educated Monk Is Reintroducing Buddhism To The Western World - Huffington Post

This Harvard-Educated Monk Is Reintroducing Buddhism To The Western World
Huffington Post
It was this scientific background he felt he needed to devote himself fully to monastic life; when he felt satisfied with his scientific knowledge, he returned to South Korea to be ordained as a Seon Buddhist monk ("Seon" is Korean for "Zen," or ...

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4. Phil Jackson Takes Over NY Knicks: Zen Buddhism In The Future Of Madison ... - Huffington Post

Phil Jackson Takes Over NY Knicks: Zen Buddhism In The Future Of Madison ...
Huffington Post
High-profile success aside, Jackson is also known for his Zen Buddhism, which he famously incorporated into his coaching. As meditation and Zen practices worked for previous teams, some wonder if Jackson will implement the same practices to help ...
Phil Jackson, triangle offense, and teamworkPRWeek

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5. Harry Dean Stanton on Buddhism, Predestination, Not-self, Einstein, Jung, and ... - Patheos (blog)

Harry Dean Stanton on Buddhism, Predestination, Not-self, Einstein, Jung, and ...
Patheos (blog)
Harry Dean Stanton on Buddhism, Predestination, Not-self, Einstein, Jung, and Zen. April 7, 2014 By Justin Whitaker Leave a Comment. I found this today and thought it was interesting. Nothing too profound. Nothing too new. But interesting as another ...



6. Ghostbusters star Harold Ramis - carried a pocket buddhist text with him to ... - Purple Revolver

Purple Revolver

Ghostbusters star Harold Ramis - carried a pocket buddhist text with him to ...
Purple Revolver
Ghostbusters legend Harold Ramis achieved a zen like calm by carrying a pocket sized Buddhist text with him wherever he went. Ramis will be remembered fondly for his work on iconic comedies including Stripes, Caddyshack, Animal House and perhaps ...



7. Buddhists forced to address violence against monks in training - Asahi Shimbun

Buddhists forced to address violence against monks in training
Asahi Shimbun
Zen Buddhism has a tradition of using a "keisaku" wooden stick--normally wielded to warn meditating students seated in the cross-legged "zazen" position--to punish infractions of rules pertaining to ascetic living and so forth. At Kobayashi's ...



8. Buddhism without Superstition: with Owen Flanagan, Julian Baggini, and Tim Lott - Patheos (blog)

Buddhism without Superstition: with Owen Flanagan, Julian Baggini, and Tim Lott
Patheos (blog)
As a popularizer, Watts a great introduction, and Flanagan likewise noted his debt to Watts and D.T. Suzuki for sparking an interest in Buddhism, but it would have been nice if Lott could have discussed some other aspects of Zen (or Buddhism in general ...



9. BIG Cola meets BIG Buddhism: 'AJE isn't your typical capitalist company' - BeverageDaily.com

BIG Cola meets BIG Buddhism: 'AJE isn't your typical capitalist company'
BeverageDaily.com
AJE's CMO and Zen Buddhist master Jorge Lopez Doriga tells BeverageDaily.com that AJE 'isn't your typical capitalist company', although flag brand BIG Cola is the fourth best-selling soft drink worldwide.




 



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